Press Releases

  • Elemental Fuels Global Ambitions with $14.5M in Telstra-led Financing

    December 22 2014 2:01 AM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elemental Technologies, the leading supplier of software-defined video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, today announced that it has secured $14.5 million in series D financing led by Telstra, Australia's largest telecommunications and information services company.

  • Isetan Mitsukoshi to Hold New Year Festival at 3 Main Stores in Tokyo

    December 22 2014 2:00 AM ET

    TOKYO, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd., the largest department store group in Japan, said Dec. 22 it will hold a New Year Festival under the theme, "New Year for Enjoying the Future," on January 2-6 in all areas of its three core stores in Tokyo. The New Year, the biggest seasonal event in Japan, is an opportune time to rediscover Japanese culture.

  • Global Piezoelectric Ceramics Market & China Oil Well Cement Industry 2014 Research Reports

    December 22 2014 12:30 AM ET

    DALLAS, December 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- adds 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Piezoelectric Ceramics Industry and 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Oil Well Cement Industry business intelligence studies that provide 2019 forecasts for the two markets. Spread across 217 pages and 151 pages, respectively, these reports are priced at US$ 2600 (single user PDF) and US$ 2200 (single user PDF) each.

  • First Season of Holiday Shopping with Mobile Biometric Payments Wraps Up With a Present for Biometrics Industry: A Rosy Forecast for More Than 2 Billion Users of 4.8 Billion Mobile Biometric Devices by 2020

    December 22 2014 12:07 AM ET

    DENVER, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Holiday Season may be the brightest ever for the biometrics industry as Acuity Market Intelligence reports that the long anticipated floodgates for consumer biometrics may finally be open. Acuity forecasts that intensifying demand for smart phones, tablets, and wearable mobile devices that incorporate biometrics will drive a global market of 2.5 billion users with nearly 4.8 billion biometric devices by 2020.  

  • AT&T Rebrands Alltel In South Carolina

    December 22 2014 12:01 AM ET

    COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South Carolina residents now have even more places to find the best products and services to meet their wireless needs. AT&T1 has upgraded the former Alltel retail locations in the state and opened them under the AT&T brand.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for December 22

    December 22 2014 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:


  • American Apparel Adopts New Stockholder Rights Plan

    December 21 2014 10:27 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Apparel, Inc. (NYSE MKT: APP) today announced that its Board of Directors has adopted a new, one-year stockholder rights plan that is designed to strengthen the ability of the Board of Directors to protect the Company's stockholders.

  • NetSuite OneWorld to Power Compomax's Rapid Expansion Plans in Thailand

    December 21 2014 9:00 PM ET

    BANGKOK, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc.

  • TAL Education Group Takes Strategic Stake in Guokr

    December 21 2014 8:42 PM ET

    BEIJING, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAL Education Group (NYSE: XRS) ("TAL" or the "Company"), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, announced today that TAL has invested approximately US$15 million in Guokr, Inc. ("Guokr"), a popular mobile and web-based community for science and technology education in China, for Guokr's minority equity interest.

  • Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2014 Concluded on a High Note

    December 21 2014 8:31 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The second edition of the Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair, held from 23 October to 26 October 2014, attracted 9,615 visitors and 161 acclaimed exhibitors from 21 countries across 10,000 square metres of exhibition space at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, firmly sealing its position as the largest fine jewellery fair in Singapore and the region. Compared to its inaugural edition last year, the number of visitors increased by 10 percent.

  • Cogobuy Repurchases Up to 26.5 Million Shares and Allocates Up to HK$100 Million to Purchase Additional Shares for Future RSU Awards

    December 21 2014 8:29 PM ET

    HONG KONG, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cogobuy Group ("Cogobuy" or the "Company", stock code:400.HK), a leading e-commerce company with the largest transaction-based e-commerce platform for IC and other electronic components in China, is pleased to announce that on December 21, 2014, the board of directors of the Company (the "Board") formally resolved to repurchase up to 26.5 million shares in the open market from time to time (the "Repurchase").

  • It's Not Too Late To Get Your Flu Shot At Stop & Shop

    December 21 2014 7:14 PM ET

    PURCHASE, N.Y. and QUINCY, Mass., Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flu activity tends to peak in January or later and can sometimes last as long as May so it's not too late to protect yourself by getting vaccinated.

    The Centers for Disease Control recommends vaccination for all adults. Flu shots are still available at most Stop & Shop in-store pharmacy locations, including high-dose vaccine for seniors and the quadrivalent vaccine. No appointment or prescription is needed and vaccinations are provided any time the pharmacy is open by our trusted in-store pharmacists.

  • HS Group To Form Strategic Partnership With Ex-BlackRock, Macquarie Team

    December 21 2014 7:00 PM ET

    HONG KONG, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HS Group Ltd. ("HSG") today announces its second investment, in a hedge fund to be founded by Christopher Lee, previously Head of BlackRock's Scientific Active Equity department in Hong Kong and serving on the Investment Board of BlackRock's award nominated Pan Asia Opportunities Fund, and Burke Lau, who formerly was Head of Asia & Japan Quant Research at Macquarie Securities, the top ranked quantitative research house in Asia for the past seven years according to Greenwich survey.

  • Seeger Weiss LLP Wins $54.8 Million Jury Verdict Against Wells Fargo & Co. for Excessive and Prohibited Mortgage Fees

    December 21 2014 5:00 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeger Weiss LLP announced that on December 19, a Manhattan federal jury returned a $54.8 million damages award against Wells Fargo & Co. in a class-action lawsuit alleging that late fees charged by now-defunct mortgage lenders/servicers The Money Store and HomEq were improper and unlawful.  Seeger Weiss partner Moshe Horn and counsel Christopher M. Van de Kieft, along with Paul Grobman of the Law Offices of Paul Grobman, and Neal DeYoung and H.

  • BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals Decided, Honours Shared Between Korea, Japan, China and Chinese Taipei

    December 21 2014 4:06 PM ET

    DUBAI, UAE, December 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Finals day in the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals at the Hamdan Sports Complex served up a master class in elite level badminton today, as the world's best competed for category honours.  A large and vocal crowd witnessed the crowning of new Superseries Finals champions in Men's and Women's Singles, Men's and Women's doubles and Mixed Doubles in an action packed day.


  • Rentrak Announces Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of December 21, 2014

    December 21 2014 4:02 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of Dec. 21, 2014, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services.

  • Education Management Corporation Announces Extension of Exchange Offer

    December 21 2014 2:42 PM ET


  • Congressman Chaka Fattah Mourns the Death of Local Radio Executive, Kernie Anderson

    December 21 2014 2:12 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Kernie Anderson was a giant in the radio industry. He was an authentic advocate for African American communities and their economic interests especially in the communication sector. His successful leadership as General Manager at WDAS -AM/FM and WURD-AM enhanced radio in Philadelphia.

    "By every measure, Kernie was a respected radio executive and gentleman. He leaves a legacy of influence and excellence and will be greatly missed by all who knew him."

  • Elves & More of Northeast Ohio and Con-way Freight Deliver Christmas Surprise

    December 21 2014 11:00 AM ET

    CANTON, Ohio, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,000 underprivileged children in Canton woke up today with a Christmas surprise, thanks to non-profit organization, Elves & More of Northeast Ohio, and several local businesses including trucking company, Con-way Freight.

  • OWNZONES Offers Global Distribution Platform For Release Of Sony Pictures' "The Interview"

    December 21 2014 9:00 AM ET

    PHOENIX and LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OWNZONES, an online content creator, aggregator and paid distribution platform has expressed interest in partnering with Sony Pictures to release The Interview, a satire that depicts journalists instructed to eliminate a foreign dictator and film that has caused a global debate around censorship, to a worldwide audience. The OWNZONES platform has a robust infrastructure in place with a proven record of streaming feature-length content to a broad audience.